David T. Brooks joined Patient Education Genius in January 2020 as the chief strategy officer. Previously, he was with Wayne County, Michigan, as the director of Health, Human & Veterans Services.
At Wayne County, he was part of the leadership team for one of the largest counties in the nation with 1.8 million residents. He led the public health and community wellness services along with veterans, juvenile justice and medical examiner services.
Prior to joining Wayne County, he was at St. Joseph Mercy Health System, a member of Trinity Health, as president of St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor and Livingston. In this role, he led all operations and strategy for two hospitals as well as affiliated acute care facilities, surgery centers, emergency rooms, urgent cares, and numerous ambulatory and physician practices.
Mr. Brooks came to St. Joseph Mercy Health System from Ascension St. John Providence Health System where he served as president of St. John Hospital and Medical Center in Detroit and senior vice president of the health system’s East Region. Previously, he was chief executive officer of Providence Health in Everett, Washington. During his 10-year tenure there, he led its transformation from a community hospital into a regional referral network while advancing new models of clinical and community leadership.
Mr. Brooks has served in executive roles at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit for 10 years, CHRISTUS Health in Houston, Central DuPage Health in Chicago and Lovelace Health System in Albuquerque.
A native of Detroit, Mr. Brooks earned his bachelor’s degree with honors from Wayne State University and his master’s degree in health services administration from the University of Michigan School of Public Health.